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The top 10 cafes that serve brunch in Toronto

Cafes that serve brunch in Toronto are perfect for those who give food and coffee equal weight in their weekend rituals. Somewhere that has a decent espresso machine, can make a flat white and do killer pancakes, bacon and eggs is my kind of place.

Here are my picks for the top cafes that serve brunch in Toronto.

Lazy Daisy's Cafe

This bustling Little India cafe does well made espresso made with Pilot coffee alongside brunch options like buttermilk pancakes and breakfast sandwiches.

Cafe Neon

Morning wraps, breakfast plates and oatmeal are among the items you'll find all week long as this cafe's West Queen West and Junction Triangle locations. On weekends there's even more on the menu including eggs benedict and stacked pancakes.


Just steps away from the Lansdowne subway station, this Bloordale cafe does good coffee and brunch offerings Monday to Saturday including avocado toast, granola and yogurt, chia pudding and hot cakes.

Luna Cafe

This cozy cafe on Dovercourt just north of Queen Brunch serves a weekend brunch that includes a variety of bennies, breakfast wraps, salads and sandwiches.

The Scullery

This Cabbagetown cafe serves brunch staples ike eggs benny, pancakes, avocado toasts and huevos rancheros alongside a standard lineup of espresso based drinks.

El Almacen

This West Queen West cafe is known for their authentic yerba mate also serves Mexican brunch seven days a week. Load up on offerings of chilaquiles and chorizo eggs benny.

The Poet

If you're looking for a Mediterranean brunch, look no further than this King East cafe. On Sunday, opt for their Poet Brunch which comes with coffee or tea, eggs and six prescribed sides.

Riverdale Perk

This Danforth area cafe does a Sunday brunch with wweet and savoury items like caramelized banana French toast, eggs Benedict and brunched out grilled cheese sandwiches.

Drake Cafe

The Drake Hotel's cafe on West Queen West will serve you duck confit hash, chicken and waffles, smoked salmon bagels and more every weekend alongside decent coffee and smoothies.


This cafe near Adelaide and McCaul serves a variety of espresso drinks and drip coffee made with their own brand of beans alongside their Lebanese brunch offerings.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at El Almacen. With files from Liora Ipsum.

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